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Mike Shildt's job change didn't change who he is
Mike Shildt's job change didn't change who he is
It's been exactly one month since Mike Shildt became the Cardinals' interim manager, and despite the new job title, who he is as a person hasn't changed - a big reason for the team's revival.
Game Report: Cardinals 6, Nationals 4
Game Report: Cardinals 6, Nationals 4
John Gant's first major-league hit was a two-run homer, sparking the Cardinals to their seventh consecutive win on Tuesday night that left them just four games behind the Cubs.
Ranking the top Cardinals prospects for 2018
Ranking the top Cardinals prospects for 2018
There are multiple changes in this year's ranking of the Cardinals top prospects - 13 of the 18 players were not ranked or not in the organization a year ago. Alex Reyes still tops the list.
Deadline day deals include sending Pham to Rays
Deadline day deals include sending Pham to Rays
The Cardinals made two trades before the deadline on Tuesday, including sending outfielder Tommy Pham to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for three prospects.
How are Cardinals new draft picks doing so far?
How are Cardinals new draft picks doing so far?
The sample size is admittedly small, but here is a rundown of how some of the Cardinals' new draft picks have begun their pro careers, including first baseman Luken Baker.
Cardinals believe Gorman can be
Cardinals believe Gorman can be "a special player"
It hasn't taken long for 18-year-old Nolan Gorman, to make a favorable impression on the Cardinals and prompt long-time coaches to say he has a chance to be "a special player."
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Game Report: Cardinals 14, White Sox 2


Two of the Cardinals' most embattled hitters, Kolten Wong and Dexter Fowler, had bit nights Tuesday night in a rout of the White Sox. Wong had four hits, including a two-run homer, and Fowler hit a grand slam. 

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Patrick Maroon coming home to play for Blues on 1-year contract


Oakville native Patrick Maroon agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday to come home and play for the Blues, turning down more lucrative offers from other teams.

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Cardinals prospect Dakota Hudson about to step onto two big stages


One of the reasons Dakota Hudson has become the best pitching prospect in the Cardinals farm system was competing against his brother. His competition this week comes in the Triple A All-Star game and the Futures Game. 

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Game Report: Giants 13, Cardinals 8


Pablo Sandoval drove in five runs, three coming on a home run into McCovey Cove that wiped out a 4-3 Cardinals lead, to send the Giants to the win Sunday in San Francisco. 

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Lou Fusz Soccer Wins National Championship


 Lou Fusz SC 19-U (Boys) (St. Louis, Missouri) won the US Club Soccer Boys NPL Finals, which took place last week in Lancaster, Mass., and culminated after five days of action.

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Game Report: Cardinals 3, Giants 2


Carlos Martinez allowed just one run over seven innings and doubled in a run of his own to lead the Cardinals over the Giants on Saturday in San Francisco, his third consecutive victory. 

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Game Report: Giants 3, Cardinals 2


After scoring a combined 19 runs on 31 hits in their previous two games, the Cardinals could not keep the offense rolling Friday night in San Francisco. 

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Game Report: Cardinals 11, Giants 2


Luke Weaver retired the first 16 Giants hitters and got plenty of offensive support, including five RBIs from Jedd Gyorko, to lead the Cardinals over the Giants Thursday night in San Francisco. 

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Video Interview: Rob Rains talks to Steve Selby, Redbirds Broadcaster about the players and the team

Click the video player below to hear the interview with Rob Rains and Steve Selby.

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Game Report: Cardinals 8, Diamondbacks 4


A five-run seventh inning, including homers from Yairo Munoz and a three-run shot by Yadier Molina, sent the Cardinals to the win over the Diamondbacks Wednesday night in Arizona. 

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LEADOFF QUICK HITTER NEWS

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

- John Gant hit his first career home run - his first hit in the major leagues - to spark a 6-4 win by the Cardinals Tuesday night over the Nationals at Busch Stadium. Gant had been hitless in 30 at-bats, 20 this season, before his two-run blast in the second innin.g On the mound he allowed only one run in 5 1/3 innings.

- Kolten Wong also homered and drove in three runs as the Cardinals won their seventh game in a row and improved to a season-best 10 games over .500. They now trail the Cubs by four games in the NL Central and are just one game behind the Phillies for the second wild-card spot.

- It was a month ago Tuesday that the Cardinals named Mike Shildt the interim manager, and the team is now 18-9 since that change.

- Austin Gomber will get the start in tonight's game against the Nationals.

 

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